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Alberta Community Council on HIV (ACCH)
Supporting community
based responses to HIV

Welcome to ACCH!

Published : March 21,2014

Alberta Community Council on HIV launches website providing information and outreach for the Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, and MSM communities in Alberta. This web portal was developed as a collaborative partnership between the Alberta Community Council on HIV and its Members. It is supported by Alberta Community HIV Fund.

The website provides community appropriate resources and information to help prevent the spread of HIV and STIs, where to get tested, where to get free condoms, community events, and the ability to ask a sexual health expert questions anonymously.  

www.4MEN.ca addresses a broad range of topics via their FAQ section, a main focus of the website. The objective of their new platform is to increase understanding within the MSM community, On issues including HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Safer Drug Use, Healthy Sexuality and Mental Health.

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Alberta Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy

Stakeholders Survey: Invitation to Participate

ACCH is developing an Aboriginal Strategy for a provincial framework for reaching and working with Aboriginal populations. Stakeholders and Aboriginal organizations such as Aboriginal Friendship centers were identified as key informants for the development of a Provincial Aboriginal Strategy for HIV/AIDS in Alberta. In order to ensure the development of the Strategy meets the needs of the Aboriginal people and communities, we are seeking your input through an anonymous online survey. The survey will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. 

Aboriginal Strategy Stakeholders Survey 

 

ACCH Harm Reduction Suppiles Distribution 

This Program aims at keeping people safe and minimizes death, disease and injury from high risk behavior. In line with this, ACCH distributes, need based harm Reduction Supplies to its members organizations. The supplies include female and male condoms, lubricants, dental dams, syringes, cookers, sharp containers, filters, alcohol swabs, sterile water, tourniquets, mouth pieces, additive citric acid, additive ascorbic acid, lip balms and screen. For more information contact us.

 

           

 

In the News

Things we find important!

March 18, 2014
Population-Specific Status Report: HIV/AIDS and other Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections among youth in Canada-2014

http://library.catie.ca/pdf/ATI-20000s/26485.pdf

December 2, 2013
New guidelines aim to improve health of Canadian co-infected with HIV and Hepatitis

http://www.pulsus.com/pdfs/15871_hull.pdf

July 22, 2013
Best Practice Recommendations for Canadian Harm Reduction Programs that Provide Service to People Who Use Drugs and are at Risk for HIV, HCV, and Other Harms

http://www.catie.ca/en/programming/best-practices-harm-reduction

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Upcoming Events

International

XX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014)

20-25 July 2014 | Melbourne, Australia

National

8th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015)

19 - 22 July 2015
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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